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Best Of Australian Shorts 1 – 2023

The 1st of seven programmes featuring the best of Australian short films in competition.

Our home-grown talent battle it out for the prestigious Academy® qualifying award for Best Australian Short Film.

Screening: Sat 21 Jan, 4pm | Runtime: 112 mins | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • By Lucas Wilson

    A true story about a boy’s first secret and all that comes with it.

  • A Stretching Moment

    A coffee shop employee’s life is upturned when a strange premonition warns him about the end of his world as he knows it.

  • Boy/Beast

    The darkness at the edge of a boy’s play threatens to turn him into a beast.

  • Hellion

    A conman, posing as a ghost hunter, takes advantage of an elderly woman’s superstitious beliefs, only to find himself way out of his depth.

  • Follow For Follow

    When an aspiring, narcissistic social media influencer gets lost in the woods, she meets a once powerful, ancient demigod fading into obscurity, who must take advantage of her manipulative social skills to get new followers, or he will cease to exist.

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  • The Bucket In The Forest

    A young boy attempts to untangle his obsession with a mysterious bucket he discovered in a forest.

  • Remi

    In a post-apocalyptic future, a woman’s humanity is tested as she travels across the country searching for her daughter.

  • Katele (Mudskipper)

    Martha, a Torres Strait Islander woman works tirelessly in a laundromat loading machines and folding washing, ready for the collection of her boss. When a mysterious visitor arrives, Martha is reminded of the life she has left behind.

  • The Wardrobe

    Robert Strafe is running late for a career defining meeting. The kids are running rampant and, to top it all off, his wife, Emma, has locked herself inside the wardrobe to have a day off. Chaos ensues. Tension escalates. Who will win the day?